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OceanStor UltraPath for vSphere 21.3.0 User Guide 03

This document covers the functions, features, installation, configuration, upgrade, uninstallation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and FAQs of OceanStor UltraPath for vSphere (UltraPath forvSphere). UltraPath for vSphere is the multipathing software developed by HuaweiTechnologies Co., Ltd (Huawei for short). The document aims at helping users to be fully familiar with UltraPath for vSphere and its use.
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Preparing Software Packages and Data

Preparing Software Packages and Data

To smoothly install UltraPath, prepare required software packages or data in advance or based on actual conditions.

Software Package

Check whether you have prepared the required software packages. Table 2-1 lists the software packages.

Table 2-1 Required software packages

Software Name



UltraPath for ESXi installation package

Docs and Packages

Software package directory:


UltraPath for ESXi installation file,,, and unattend_install.conf.


Choose the software package based on the version of the VMware ESXi operating system.

  • For VMware ESXi 5.0 and VMware ESXi 5.1, use
  • For VMware ESXi 5.5, use
  • For VMware ESXi 6.0, VMware ESXi 6.5 and VMware ESXi 6.7, use

Software package directory:


UltraPath for vCenter installation package

Docs and Packages

Software package directory:


UltraPath for vCenter installation file (for vCenter 5.0, vCenter 5.1, and vCenter 5.5)

UltraPath-XX.XX.XXX-vCenter.exe and Config

Software package directory:


UltraPath for vCenter installation file (for vCenter 6.0, vCenter 6.5 and vCenter 6.7)

Windows and VCSA6.x


For vCenter 6.0/6.5/6.7 running on Windows operating system, use Windows. For vCenter 6.0/6.5/6.7 running on Linux operating system (VCSA 6.0/6.5/6.7), use VCSA6.x.

Software package directory:



Due to constant software upgrades, the actual version and file name of the UltraPath software may differ from that in the document. In this case, use the actual name.

Download the digital signature verification tool from to verify integrity of the software package. If the verification fails, contact technical support engineers to obtain the correct software package.

Application Server Data

Table 2-2 describes the data that you need prepare for installing UltraPath.

Table 2-2 Data preparations




Management IP address

Used to manage application servers.

Log in to the application server using this IP address to make necessary configurations for UltraPath.


User name

User name for the application server


To install UltraPath, you must log in as user root.



Password of the application server.


The password must:

  • Contain at least one upper-case letter, one lower-case letter, one digit, and one special character among spaces or ~!@#$%^&*()-_=+\|{};:'",<.>/?
  • Contain 8 to 32 characters.
  • Not contain the user name or the reverse spelling of the user name.


Updated: 2019-06-29

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